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Who shined next to Nurkic in the U20B Final?

August 6th, 2014 · No Comments

We followed the Final of the U20 European Championship of Division B between Bosnia-Herzegovina and Belgium recently. Here are a few notes on the main prospects of both teams including Adin Vrabac, Manu Lecomte and others.

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Notes from the U20 European Championship 2014

July 23rd, 2014 · No Comments

The U20 European Championship in Crete is over. Thanks to the availability of Live Streams, it was possible to follow several games from the event. However, I could only sneak in some moments so that I can not come up with full scouting reports. So here are a few notes that I put down while […]

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NBBL Top4 2014: Player review

May 21st, 2014 · 1 Comment

In the first part of our JBBL/NBBL Top4 review from 2014, I will analyze the main prospects from the U19 level. Overall, the U19 level was quite deep but lacked to top-level talent compared to the the U16. Nevertheless, the event was good to get an update on some promising players for the like Ismet […]

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Notes on the Nike Hoop Summit 2014

April 17th, 2014 · No Comments

The 2014 edition of the Nike Hoop Summit has been played last weekend in Portland. This year, there have only been 5 European players present in the event and they could not really put their mark on the game like in previous years. Nevertheless, he are some quick notes on these five players.

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Getting to know Jakob Pöltl

February 8th, 2014 · 3 Comments

The Austrian big guy Jakob Pöltl is currently in the United States to take official visits at the Universities of California-Berkeley, Utah and Arizona. The 1995 born seven footer is an interesting player who made the headlines of the diverse B Division Youth Championships and he is currently in his decision process for the future […]

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Daniel Mayr working his way in the German ProA

December 12th, 2013 · No Comments

With Tibor Pleiss doing his job in the ACB and earning MVP trophies on a weekly basis, there is another German seven-footer on its way to the top at the moment. Born in 1995 and son of the former German National Team player Rolf “Bibo” Mayr who was once considered as the tallest German ever, […]

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Analyzing the top talents of Mega Vizura

November 19th, 2013 · No Comments

In their first season in the ABA League, the team from Mega Vizura is one of the most exciting ones to follow for talent scouts. Next to a multitude of interesting prospects, the team also features three high-level talents in their back court combo of Vasilije Micic and Nenad Miljenovic together with the upcoming inside […]

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U18 European Championship 2013: the Bigs

August 9th, 2013 · No Comments

We conclude our reports on the U18 European Championship 2013 from Riga with the scouting reports on the Big Men. These include of course the Latvian twin towers Porzingis and Pasecniks but also the highly recruited Domantas Sabonis and the Croatian talents Arapovic and Zganec.

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U19 World Championship 2013: the Big Guys

July 27th, 2013 · No Comments

Better later than never is the motto for this post as it describes the post players of the U19 World Championship 2013 in Prague. Here again, we only covered the European and Australian players from the games that we have seen.

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NIJT London 2013: the Bigs

June 3rd, 2013 · No Comments

In the last part of our report on the Nike International Junior Tournament, we are taking a look at the big guys of the event. Not much to report here as the main prospect was already portrayed during our trip to Belgrade in February.

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NIJT Belgrade 2013: the Big Guys

March 16th, 2013 · 2 Comments

In the last part of our review of the Nike International Junior Tournament 2013 in Belgrade, we will analyze the game of the tournament MVP Dusan Ristic and the rest of the big guys present in Serbia. The level on the Center positions was not great in general with the exception of the Crvena Zvezda […]

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U18 European Championship 2012: The Bigs

September 9th, 2012 · 1 Comment

In the final part of the reports on the U18 European Championship of Division A, we will talk today about the big guys that stood out.

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U17 World Championship 2012: European Players

July 16th, 2012 · 1 Comment

In the first part of our review on the U17 World Championship 2012, we take a look at the European players in the event. Four teams had qualified for Kaunas next to the hosts, so this might not be a good representation of whole talent group of the 1995 born players in Europe. But some […]

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Albert Schweitzer Tournament 2012: the Bigs

May 1st, 2012 · 5 Comments

In the last part of our analysis on the Albert Schweitzer Tournament 2012, we will talk about the big guys. Quite a lot of talent was present among the Top 8 teams on these positions so let’s got to the details.

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Albert Schweitzer 2012: the Best of the Bottom 8

April 17th, 2012 · 2 Comments

Before analyzing the best prospects from the Top 8 teams; teams that I have seen at least twice during the tournament; I wanted to give a quick recap on several players from the teams that finished in the Bottom 8 and that I could only see once. So these scouting reports remain quite short and […]

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NIJT Rome 2011 Player Scoutings (Pt. 2)

March 8th, 2012 · No Comments

After the first part of the review on the Nike International Junior Tournament from Rome, we attack the best prospects from the rest of the teams today in our part 2.

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NIJT Rome 2011 Player Scoutings (Pt.1)

March 6th, 2012 · No Comments

The Nike International Junior Tournament in Rome is already a few months back but our friend Danny Mills has sent us his scouting reports on the main players. We are of course happy to provide you his thoughts on some of the most interesting prospects in Europe. Here we got for the first part which […]

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NIJT Belgrade 2012: the Bigs

March 6th, 2012 · 1 Comment

In the last part of our reports on the Nike International Junior Tournament in Belgrade, we will talk today about the big guys including the tournament MVP Dusan Ristic.

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U16 European Championship 2011: Day 2

August 4th, 2011 · 5 Comments

Last Tuesday has been our second and last day to cover the U16 European Championship of Division A in 2011. We spent another day at the Hala Dukla of Pardubice in order to get an impression on the second group of teams that were still able to qualify for the Quarter-Finals back then. But additionally, […]

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U16 European Championship 2011: Day 1

August 2nd, 2011 · No Comments

After a nice drive through the Polish backcountry from Wroclaw to the Czech Republic, we arrived in Pardubice to cover the U16 European Championship of Division A for two days. As all teams except one played at least one game in the small Hala Dukla of the Czech town, we could get a bit of […]

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